We are cruising out of Cape Liberty and looking for a room the night before. We will be using our Marriott points for a free night. Our choices are Renaissance Newark airport, Residence Inn Newark/Airport, or the Courtyard in Elizabeth. Any suggestion? We are not familiar with the area at all and will just be driving in the day before. We will probably get in around dinner time, so won't have time for any sight seeing.
The Renaissance is sorely in need of a redo and the last time I stayed there, I wound up walking out. Long story, I am titanium for life and the service was terrible, staff was rude and the hotel really is not looking that nice in public areas.
All 3 hotels charge for parking. I'd go with either the CY or the Residence Inn. You can book a rate at the CY that includes breakfast.
TBH, look at rates vs points. It may make sense to just pay for the room and use your poin